Cloud Genius mission at RallyPoint/6: Train 21 soldiers from JBLM land a career in the cloud
First of its kind program to help returning soldiers land a dream high tech career in cloud computing.
Sep 9, 2014, Lakewood, WA
Cloud computing helps businesses create innovative services, improve operational efficiency and improve business agility. The www.Indeed.com/jobtrends website shows that demand for Cloud DevOps skills has grown more than 20,000 percent since May 2011. Returning soldiers need up to date technical skills to help them transition to the civilian workplace. Cloud Genius to embark on a first of its kind mission at RallyPoint/6 to train a cohort of 21 soldiers from the Joint Base Lewis McChord in Cloud Computing.
Starting today, this cohort of 21 soldiers will be trained in cloud technologies, cloud architecture and design, and cloud development operations (DevOps) at the recently inaugurated RallyPoint/6 Lakewood facility. Cloud Genius trains students in the cutting edge skills needed for a career in today’s cloud-focused IT departments. Our returning soldiers will gain key skills they need to help businesses tap the economic benefits that cloud computing provides.
Boeing employees get trained at Cloud Genius
Sep 15, 2014, Redmond, WA
Cloud computing is reshaping how businesses operate and compete more efficiently at a global scale. Boeing is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems and is leveraging cloud computing technology to remain agile and innovative while serving its customers and partners in the most efficient way.
Employees from the Boeing IT department and from the Boeing commercial aviations division are currently undergoing training with Cloud Genius in Redmond, WA. Cloud computing is a rapidly evolving field of technology where employees need up their skills in order to create more value than was possible ever before. This group is acquiring cutting edge skills needed for a successful career in today’s cloud-focused IT departments.
Military Cohort near JBLM
Tue and Thu 5:30pm-8:30pm Pacific time
Cloud Tech: Sep 9,11,16,18,23,25,30,Oct 2
Cloud DevOps: Oct 7,9,14,16,21,23,28,30
Architecture: Nov 4,6,13,18,20,25,Dec 2,4
Google Hangout on Air: Every Saturday at 10am Pacific
No class Veteran’s Day Tue Nov 11 Thanksgiving Thu Nov 27
Join on-campus OR on-line
Mon and Wed 4-7pm Pacific time
Use a microphone headset if joining on-line. You will need to interact and participate.
Tech: Jan 21,26,28 Feb 2,4,9,11,18
DevOps: Feb 23,25, Mar 2,4,9,11,16,18
Arch: Mar 23,25,30, Apr 1,6,8,13,15
Google Hangout on Air: Saturdays to help participants with assignments
No class Feb 16 President’s day.
Location: 11605 132nd Avenue NE Kirkland, WA 98034
Cohort at NIU, Naperville, IL
Mon and Wed 6-9pm Chicago time
Cloud Tech: Sep 29 Oct 1,6,8,13,15,20,22
Cloud DevOps: Oct 27,29,Nov 3,5,10,12,17,19
Google Hangout on Air: Saturday to help participants with assignments
Overview of the Certification Coursework
Assess the technologies used in the cloud computing. Get hands on training using the latest tools (command line, browser based & IDE based). The class will give you a solid foundation in managing cloud services such as Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Rackspace & HP OpenStack.
Learn modern DevOps best practices using vagrant, chef (knife, cookbooks and recipes), docker as well as virtualization software. Manage entire data center like you manage code without touching the metal. Learn how to automate cloud infrastructure.
Learn how to design and scale cloud infrastructure to align with business need. Learn to build fault tolerant systems, address application performance scaling and meeting structured & unstructured storage requirements. Complete case studies that assess business readiness for migration to the cloud while meeting continuity/disaster recovery requirements.